Steelers Contracts and Salary Cap

New cap estimate climbs over $132 million

Whatever the final figure ends up being, optimism reigns right now over the salary cap positions of nearly every team, including the Steelers.

Report: Salary cap to top $132 million in 2014

NFL writer John Clayton cited a source indicating the 2014 NFL salary cap will reach $132 million, up from the initial projection of $130 million.

Report: Salary cap will be around $130 million

That five percent increase would put the Steelers approximately $8 million over the cap as it is currently projected. A few obvious roster moves will bring with it a fair amount of cap space to work with this free agency period.

Kevin Colbert says Steelers are committed to Ben

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert wants Ben in Pittsburgh for the 'duration of his career.'

Allen earns Proven Performance Escalator raise

The third-year cornerback didn't quite have the 2013 season many expected, but the door is still open for him in 2014 to earn a long-term extension with the Steelers.

Dolphins request permission to interview Khan

It's the second year in a row Khan, the team's chief negotiator and salary cap guru, has interviewed for a GM job, giving a sense the Steelers' salary cap was not as mismanaged as many will suggest it has been recently.

Polamalu wants to 'honor' his contract in 2014

One of the toughest decisions the Steelers will have to make this offseason is in regards to Troy Polamalu's contract. He wants to stay, but his cap number may be too high.

Play Money: Safeties

Despite playing in every single game and posting a great stat line for 2014, and the fact none of his teammates are pushing him off the field; the name 'Troy Polamalu' keeps coming up in off-season release talks.

Play Money: Cornerbacks

Even if you can't see Ike Taylor, it is impossible to overlook his age and projected cap hit for 2014 written on the wall of his future in Pittsburgh.

Play Money: Inside Linebackers

The absence of veteran Larry Foote forced Vince Williams into the spotlight in 2013, exposing his rookie inexperience. With a year under Williams belt, the returns of Foote and Spence should lead to an improved unit in 2014.

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